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Factbox: What is actually in the US-China ’Phase One’ trade deal?
Neither side has released many specific details of the agreement, which the United States says is 86 pages.
Johnson uses threat of Brexit cliff-edge to demand EU trade deal by end of 2020
The EU hopes to start trade talks with Britain by March, leaving just 10 months to strike a deal and get it approved by London and the EU, including member states’ parliaments.
The US-China trade deal phase two – digital trade, intellectual property, cyber intrusions, and a bilateral investment treaty
The phase two agreement is to be digitally focused and could include a US-China bilateral trade agreement.
Lupaka files notice of intent to submit a claim to arbitration under Canada-Peru FTA
The dispute is related to the Invicta gold mine project and the blockade erected by the community of Parán in October 2018 wherein it prevented any access to the mining site.
Mexico, US seek to dispel tension over labor tweak to trade deal
Mexico said it was satisfied by US assurances it was not sending inspectors.
People power in Romania stopped a mining project. now the corporation is suing for billions of dollars
Romanian and US environmental justice activists demonstrated in Washington, DC, outside a World Bank tribunal hearing on a case brought by Canadian-based Gabriel Resources.
RCEP without India isn’t to Japan’s liking
Whereas Japan took the lead to establish the TPP without the United States, Tokyo does not desire a RCEP without India because it would create a China-led trading bloc.
20 years on: China, Japan, ROK seek cooperation amid uncertainties
A news report on the current cooperation of China, Japan and the ROK in tackling the issue of unbalanced regional development.
Delhi dialogues opportunity for ASEAN to convince India to rejoin RCEP
Regional dialogues on Indo-Pacific cooperation set to be held in New Delhi this weekend will provide ASEAN countries with an opportunity to persuade India to rejoin a landmark trade deal it walked away from last month.
Why India pulled out of RCEP? Piyush Goyal defends govt’s controversial move
Piyush Goyal said the government took the bold decision in the national interest because clearly, the RCEP had become nothing but an India-China FTA which "nobody wants".
Beyond repair? The Energy Charter Treaty
An obscure investment agreement, the Energy Charter Treaty, threatens to undermine bold climate action to transform Europe’s energy system.
Philippines raises possibility of free trade deal with UAE
The government said it is exploring the possibility of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
EU FTA talks: India looking at ways to end stalemate, re-start negotiations
But the EU wants issues such as market access for automobiles, wines, and govt procurement issues resolved first.
PNG-USA to forge trade, investment pact
PNG and the United States of America are to sign the Trade and investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) which is close to being finalised, says US Ambassador.
Maldives to not proceed with free trade agreement with China
Indicating a toughening of its stance against Beijing, Maldivian Parliament’s Speaker categorically rejected that the archipelago will sign a trade agreement with China.
UK heads towards Brexit and Thailand ponders an FTA with Britain
Thailand is pondering the possibilities of creating a free trade agreement with the UK after British PM Boris Johnson’s victory in the UK election.
Romania agrees to pay large compensations to Romanian-Swedish investors
The Government took this decision to unlock the accounts of Romania’s air control company Romatsa, frozen by the Miculas.
Mexico objects to labor enforcement provision in North American trade deal
An annex for the implementation of the treaty, the result of political decisions by Congress and the Administration in the United States, was not consulted with Mexico, said Mexico’s deputy foreign minister.
We’re still waiting for a trade deal that benefits working people
The proposed replacement of NAFTA remains a tool for corporate interests and provides insufficient relief to address the problems for working people embedded in the original agreement.
Sweden sued for $1.8 billion due to environmental regulation
For the first time, Sweden has recieved a notice of arbitration for banning the exploration and mining of uranium.